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Columbus lands in Hispanola

1492 - 1493

Martin Luther's 95 Thesis

1517 - 1518

Spain allows import of slaves to new world colonies

1518 - 1519

Magellan circumnavigates the world

1519 - 1522

The Reign of Suleiman the Magnificent Marks the Zenith of the Ottoman Empire

1520 - 1566

Cortez conquers the Mexica

1521 - 1522

Habsburg-Valois Wars

1521 - 1559

diet of worms

1521 - 1522

Henry VIII of England breaks with Church

1530 - 1534

Pizarro Conquers the Inca

1533

Ivan the Terrible becomes Tzar of Russia

1533

John Calvin begins ministry in Geneva

1541

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Mary Tudor re-establishes Catholicism in England

1553 - 1558

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Queen Elizabeth

1558 - 1603

Michelangelo Begins Work on St. Peter’s

1564

Michel do Montaigne Invents the Essay

1580

Pope Gregory XIII Issues the Gregorian Calendar

1582

Edict of Nantes

1598

Shakespeare’s Hamlet is First Performed

1600

Spain Expels 300,000 Muslims

1609

Thirty Years War Begins

1618

Dutch West India Company Founded

1621

Edict of Restitution Issued by Holy Roman Emperor

1629

Louis XIV Becomes King of France

1643

Peace of Westphalia Ends Thirty Years War

1648

Execution of Charles I Ends English Civil War

1649

Oliver Cromwell Institutes Military Rule in England

1653 - 1658

Louis XIV Moves French Court to Versailles

1682

Peter the Great Becomes Russian Tzar

1682

Edict of Nantes Revoked

1685

Johann Sebastian Bach is Born

1685

Glorious Revolution in England

1688 - 1689

War of Spanish Succession Begins

1701

1st King of Prussia Named

1701

Peace of Utrecht

1713